PARIS (KABC) -- A retired French electrician and his wife have come forward with 271 undocumented, never-before-seen works by Pablo Picasso estimated to be worth about $80 million.
The works included lithographs, portraits, watercolors and sketches created between 1900 and 1932.
Pierre Le Guennec, Picasso's former electrician, claimed that artist's second wife gave his family a trunk full of art they kept untouched until they decided to put their affairs in order for their children.
Picasso's family learned of the works only recently when the electrician and his wife contacted the Picasso Administration to have the works authenticated.
Picasso's son and other heirs filed a suit for illegal possession of the works, and police raided the electrician's French Riviera home last month to question him and his wife and confiscated the disputed artworks.
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